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Philosophy Outside-In: A Critique of Academic Reason

Christopher Norris


This book raises some very basic questions about the way that analytic philosophy has been going over the past quarter-century and more. It does so partly by way of direct engagement with various current debates, and partly through the range of topics addressed as a kind of demonstrative rejoinder to the chronic over-specialisation of much recent work in the academic mainstream. Thus the book includes chapters on (among other topics) the ‘extended mind’ hypothesis, experimental philosophy, speculative realism, the ontology of political song, Shakespearean language as a challenge to the norms o ... More

Keywords: analytic philosophy, continental philosophy, creativity, deconstruction, extended mind, experimental philosophy, language, literary theory, music, politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748684557
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Norris, author
University of Cardiff